It’s a truth universally acknowledged that bibliophiles are big on bookstores and libraries. If you identify with this group and feel your current city is failing you in the reading department, here are some pointers as to where you might want to flee. If you don’t have enough places to buy books, then what kind of life are you even leading? According to Publishers...

The late great Johnny Cash’s property in Hendersonville, Tenn., is currently on the market. Cash purchased the 4.5 acre property along Old Hickory Lake in 1968. The sweet lakeside estate was where Johnny and wife June Carter Cash lived for nearly all of their 35 year marriage. The home was featured in the hit film "Walk the Line" and served as the location for...

By Jessica Thiefels It’s an amazing neighborhood, the price is right, but is the house your dream home? That’s the ultimate question and there’s no one correct answer or even a single way to determine that. Ultimately, a mix of listening to your emotions and turning to the facts will help you paint a clear picture of what life would be like in this new house....

Do you want to live with Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi? Well you can’t, but you can live in their old villa. That is, if you have a spare $45 million roosting in the bank—the posh Santa Barbara pad just hit the market. Known simply as "the villa," the estate boasts a lap pool, sunken tennis courts, a super-fancy indoor-outdoor entertaining pavilion for...

By Ryan Tyson If you own some property that you are not actively living in, you might be thinking about renting the property out and becoming a landlord. Renting usable property is a great way to make some extra money, but if not done carefully, it can turn into a disaster. Here is a list of some of the most important things to learn before taking the plunge. Study...

By Cary Teller There is something awesome about buying a fixer upper and doing the renovations yourself. Some people fix them up a bit at a time, using cash as they have it available. If you want to make a big impact by doing small things, here are 10 things you need to include. 1. Change Out the Lighting Nothing says outdated like an old-fashioned gold chandelier....

From its opening weekend alone, "Beauty and the Beast" has already made $170 million domestically, which means that between all the singing and the dancing, at least one of your kids now wants a 'Beauty and the Beast' themed bedroom. So, whether you want to quench the thirst entirely or just want to add a couple of trinkets here and there to appease the fire, here...

Too many mortgage lenders played it fast and loose in the lead-up to the crash, then wound it up tight when the inevitable struck—and in roughly the decade since, too few have loosened their grip. A research paper recently published by the Urban Institute classifies today's credit environment as "extraordinarily tight"—so tight, in fact, that more than one million...

Owning a home provides many benefits and advantages for those who achieve it, but the burden of maintaining, repairing and replacing home appliances goes right along with it. The decision to repair or replace a broken or failing appliance is often made under pressure and without adequate knowledge or information about the nature of the appliance or its expected lifetime. Water...

By Dixie Somers Being a first time homebuyer can be an intimidating prospect; it seems like there's so much to learn! The process doesn't get less challenging the second or third time around, but here are five tips to help you research and prepare for your next home buying experience. Location, Location, Location It's a cliché but it's true: location really is the...